Strategic Research Sponsor of the American Bar Association's Section of International LawThe Queen's Award for Enterpise 2012

Features RSS

AIA Estoppel in US District Court

WWL Patents 2017 - Kirkland & Ellis

By Kenneth R Adamo and Eugene Goryunov, Kirkland & Ellis LLP The America Invents Act (AIA) created three post-grant patent challenges: IPR, CBMR and PGR. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the US Patent Office conducts these challenges and the conclusion of each challenge is accompanied by estoppel, at the US Patent Office and in US District Court and Section 337 investigations before the US International Trade Commission. This article discusses the quickly developing case law of US District Court estoppel.

Brazil Patent Updates

WWL Patents 2017 - Luiz Leonardos

By Ana Paula Jardim, Luiz Leonardos and Gustavo Leonardos, Luiz  Leonardos Intellectual Property This article highlights the recent efforts taken by the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office to tackle the backlog of patent applications pending examination throughout the country. 

The Importance of Proper Claim Construction to the Patentable Subject Matter Determination in the United States

WWL Patents 2017 - Patricia A Martone

By Patricia A Martone, Law Office of Patricia  A Martone PC "No matter what the technology, the best practice for patent owners faced with a section 101 challenge is to emphasise the use of classic claim construction procedures in resolving section 101 issues and opposing efforts by defendants to “summarise” or “simplify” the claims."

An Era of Uncertainty: Potential US Immigration Policy Changes Under the Trump Administration


By Bernard Wolfsdorf, Matthew Beatus, Robert Blanco and Joseph Barnett, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP Bernard Wolfsdorf, Matthew Beatus, Robert Blanco and Joseph Barnett discuss the potential corporate immigration challenges that will be faced by both businesses and lawyers under President Trump.

Australia's Migration Programme: An Increasingly Restrictive and Dynamic Landscape

WWL Corporate Immigration - Maria Jockel

By Maria Jockel, BDO Migration Services In this article, Maria Jockel at BDO Migration Services explores the ever-changing and increasingly stringent nature of Australian immigration regulation and enforcement. 

A Happy Future for Migration to Europe?

WWL Corporate Immigration 2017 - Ted Badoux

By Ted Badoux, Everaert Advocaten Ted Badoux explores the correlation between migration and both individual and collective happiness across the world. 

Brexit: An Overview

Laura Devine

By Laura Devine, Laura Devine Solicitors Laura Devine navigates the current uncertainties surrounding Brexit and discusses its implications on the UK immigration market. 

The Value of the Immigration Lawyer in the Age of Anti-Immigration Populism

image of Jacqueline

By Jacqueline R Bart, BartLAW Canadian Immigration Jacqueline Bart discusses the role of the immigration lawyer in a world of ever-increasing anti-immigration populism.  

Back to top

Follow us on LinkedIn

News & Features

Community News



Pro Bono

Corporate Counsel

Women in Law

Future Leaders

The UK Bar

Practice Areas


The Who's Who Legal 100


Special Reports



About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2017 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. |

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910 |

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK